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Qualifications

Coach Educator

UEFA / FAW Level 3 Coach Educator (B licence)
FAW Level 2 Coach Educator (C Certificate & C Certificate Coaching Goalkeepers)
FAW Level 1 Coach Educator (Football Leaders Award & Goalkeepers Award)

Coaching

FAW A Youth Licence (Valid – 2021)
FAW ‘B’ Coaching Goalkeepers Licence (Valid – May 2016)
FA Youth Module 3 – ‘Developing the Player’ Candidate (Attended – May 2015)
FA Youth Module 2 – ‘Developing the Practice’ (Valid – May 2018)
FA Youth Module 1 – ‘Developing the Environment’ (Valid – June 2017)
First Aid at Work (Valid – March 2018)
FA Safeguarding Children (Valid – February 2018)
DBS Check (Valid – May 2017)

Education

University of South Wales
Postgraduate Certificate Developing Professional Practice In Higher Education, 2018

University of South Wales
Master of Science (MSc), Performance Coaching, 2015

University of Glamorgan
Bachelor of Science (BSc) (Hons), Sports and Exercise Science, 2009 – 2013
Grade: Upper Second Class Honours (2:1)

Merthyr Tydfil College
BTEC National Certificate, Sports Studies, 2006 – 2008
Grade: Distinction | Merit

St John Baptist Church in Wales High School, Aberdare
GCSE, 2000 – 2005

Experience

Level 3 Coach Educator at Football Association of Wales Trust
July 2018 – Present

Level 2 Coach Educator at Football Association of Wales Trust
July 2014 – Present

Level 1 Coach Educator at Football Association of Wales Trust
March 2012 – June 2014 (2 years 3 months)

Tutor at University of South Wales
December 2014 – May 2015 (6 months)

Academy U12s Coach at Swansea City Football Club
July 2014 – May 2015 (11 months)

Academy U10s Coach at Bristol City Football Club
April 2014 – May 2014 (2 months)

Academy Goalkeeping Coach at Cardiff City FC
July 2012 – September 2013 (1 year 3 months)

Goalkeeping Coach – Regional Squads – Girls South at Welsh Football Trust
March 2011 – September 2013 (2 years 7 months)

Performance Analyst – Men’s Football Team at Welsh Universities
September 2011 – May 2013 (1 year 9 months)

Performance Analyst – Men’s Football Team at University of South Wales
September 2011 – April 2013 (1 year 8 months)

Performance Analyst at Neath FC
November 2011 – May 2012 (7 months)

Assistant Coach – Men’s Football Team at Merthyr Tydfil College
September 2009 – May 2011 (1 year 9 months)
- Welsh Colleges Cup Winners 2010

Soccer Coach at Team Elmhurst Soccer Club
September 2008 – July 2009 (11 months)

Soccer Camp Coach at Challenger Sports
June 2007 – December 2008 (1 year 7 months)

Responsibilities

Course Leader
- Foundation Degree: Football Coaching and Development

Module Leader (On Campus)
- Football Coaching Adolescent Performers
- Football Coaching Young Performers

Module Leader (Online)
- Football Coaching Adolescent Performers
- Youth Football Coaching
- Football Coaching Theory to Practice

Memberships

Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Research

Interests:
- Coaching interventions
- Periodisation models
- 5 corner model; holistic player development
- Technology enhanced learning related to coach development
- Mentoring linked to coach development
- Communities of practice

Twitter

@JJ_Jon_Jones

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